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HIV and AIDS: Symptoms, Causes And More

HIV is a virus that targets and alters the immune system, increasing the risk and impact of other infections and diseases. Without treatment, the...

Schistosomiasis (Bilharziasis): Causes, Diagnosis and More

Overview Schistosomiasis is an acute and chronic parasitic disease caused by blood flukes (trematode worms) of the genus Schistosoma. Estimates show that at least 229 million...

Rheumatoid arthritis: Symptoms and causes

Overview of Rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that can affect more than just your joints. In some people, the condition also...

Bursitis: treatment,symptoms and causes

Bursitis (bur-SY-tis) is a painful condition that affects the small, fluid-filled sacs — called bursae (bur-SEE) — that cushion the bones, tendons and muscles near...
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Insula: Location, what is the insula and what does it do?

Where is the insula? The insula is a small region of the cerebral cortex located deep within the lateral sulcus, which is a large fissure...

What Is an Anal Fistula, Causes, Diagnosis and others.

Overview An anal fistula is a tunnel that runs from inside the anus. the hole your body uses to get rid of solid waste -- to somewhere...

What could Cause Bedwetting?

Overview Bedwetting is the loss of bladder control during the night. The medical term for bedwetting is nocturnal (nighttime) enuresis. Bedwetting can be an uncomfortable issue, but...

Medulla Oblongata

The medulla oblongata (medulla) is one of the three regions that make up the brainstem. It is the most inferior of the three and is...